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The Western Bulldogs host the Carlton Blues at Etihad Stadium in a game that either side will feel they can win. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match from 7:50pm (AEST).
Between these two sides, there has been only one win after five games.
The one win has come from the Dogs, but they were thumped last week by the Dockers at the Optus Stadium. They certainly aren’t the side they were back in 2016, but there have been some positives from certain individuals.
Toby McLean has certainly flown under the radar in recent times, yet he consistently performs in a team that isn’t firing on all cylinders, with his ability to win the ball and use it to great effect on display this season.
In team news for the Dogs, Lukas Webb and Mitch Honeychurch have been omitted, while Tory Dickson won’t feature due to injury. Hayden Crozier, Bailey Williams and Lachie Hunter are the three inclusions.
As for the Blues, they are yet to win a game.
They showed fight against the West Coast Eagles last weekend, but ultimately fell short. Harry McKay was the standout player, kicking four goals, while Patrick Cripps again showed he is a born leader and a star of the future.
Jarrod Garlett and Jed Lamb are omitted for the Blues, with Caleb Marchbank and Matt Kennedy the inclusions.
This will be a close one, but the Dogs should have too much over four quarters.
Bulldogs by 16.
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